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Springtails

We were discussing the organic control of snails and slugs at the last swap and I mentioned using yeast traps.  As we don’t drink beer and it is a bit expensive to buy them just to use in traps (unless you can get ‘slug beer’*), I thought it would be similar to ferment some yeast. 308 more words

Gardening

Beef Ball Trivia

This is an activity I adapted from a game I played at my college orientation.  In order to get to know one another we threw a beach ball and whatever number our right thumb landed we had a corresponding question we answered about ourselves.  233 more words

Agriculture

Beef Ball Trivia

This is an activity I adapted from a game I played at my college orientation.  In order to get to know one another we threw a beach ball and whatever number our right thumb landed we had a corresponding question we answered about ourselves.  233 more words

Agriculture

Exploring Urban Agriculture & Local Food Systems II: Seattle

Seattle has seen a groundswell of energy in the urban agricultural movement in the past five years. Concerns about the environment coupled with an increased interest in health and community building have given rise to support for food systems as an integral part of sustainable development. 689 more words

Agriculture

Can we feed the world and save our species?

Australia’s Biodiversity series – Part 7: Farming, pastoralism and forestry

Australian agriculture provides food and fibre for millions of people in Australia and around the world, but it can come at a cost to our environment and biodiversity. 222 more words

Environment

Heat wave and price drop hurting area farmers

BROOKLET, Ga. (WJC) – Lloyd Strickland walked around his cotton crop Wednesday. As he inspected plants, his near 45 years of experience told him something wasn’t right. 312 more words

Georgia

Bougainville weekly news summary: Mining,Mona ,Palm Oil, Sir Peter Barter and referendums

Picture above Mona Festival which starts today in Buka

LONG TERM BOUGAINVILLE MINING LAW PROGRESSES

BY JENNIFER NKUI

A workshop was conducted in Buka last Friday to brief the ABG Cabinet and senior Bougainville public services officers on the draft Act of the Long Term Bougainville Mining Law. 1,210 more words

Government Of Bougainville